Facebook has been embroiled in another password-related mess. As reported by Business Insider, the social media giant inadvertently uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users who had just signed ...
Facebook harvested the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their knowledge or consent and used the data to build a web of their social connections, it emerged today. Business Insider reports ...
Add another debacle to the long list of Facebook's privacy snafus: The company reportedly obtained and uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users -- without asking them first. The company says it ...
New York’s attorney general is launching an investigation into Facebook after it was reported last week that the company had scraped the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their consent. “It ...
This article originally appeared on GearBrain. The discovery that Facebook scraped the email contacts, without permission, of 1.5 million of its users is adding fuel to an ongoing investigation by the ...
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Facebook quickly admitted that this method of verifying someone’s identity was stupid as hell (my words) and said it would stop the practice … but not before harvesting the email contacts of 1.5 ...
The company says it “unintentionally” uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their permission ... A company spokesperson told Business Insider reporter Rob Price that the scraped ...
Facebook is now admitting that it unintentionally grabbed the email contacts of 1.5 million new users that signed up since ... The social network says that it is now deleting the scraped contact ...
Now we know that Facebook somehow scraped up the email contacts of 1.5 million people over a three year period without their agreement. Now every time the social network suggests "people you may know" ...
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Email contacts of 1.5m people were 'scraped'. Credit: PA Facebook said the flaw had been ... "We estimate that up to 1.5 million people's email contacts may have been uploaded. These contacts were not ...
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